JACOBS, William Wymark (1863-1943). Writer, author of The Monkey's Paw.
JACOBS, William Wymark 1863-1943. Writer, author of The Monkey's Paw
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Autograph Letter Signed ("W.W. Jacobs") to "My dear Kernahan" [probably the writer Coulson Kernahan], accepting a dinner invitation.
1 page 8vo with integral blank leaf, 112 Manor Road, Stoke Newington, 13 March 1899.
"I shall be very pleased to dine with you on the 23rd. many thanks for asking me. With kind regards to Mrs. Kernahan. . ."
Jacobs was a popular writer of horror stories and humorous sketches. Today, he is mostly remembered for his macabre short story, The Monkey's Paw.
Stock Code: 11386